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“... he was small, dark, closed in that attitude of terrible resignation I recognized from my own childhood, and I knew that resignation to be the only defense, the only immunity in a world where children are often the martyrs.”
“The joke used to be that in every Indian home, there is the mother, father, children, grandparents, and the anthropologist.”
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, Crow-Creek Reservation Dacotah writer, poet, educator, activist